SEC unveils Abacus rule

The SEC wants a new rule to deal with conflicts of interest in securitisations. The rule, which it proposed on Monday, would aim to stop creators and distributors of ABS betting against investors in the securitisation within a year — the problem at the heart of the notorious Abacus 2007-AC1 CDO case, which Goldman Sachs settled with the SEC for $550m.

  • 20 Sep 2011
The new rule will need to tread a fine line to avoid impeding the primary ABS market, since restrictions on an underwriter going short, for example, could hit market-making. The SEC says it would “provide exceptions from this prohibition for certain risk-mitigating hedging activities, liquidity commitments, and bona ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,366.35 53 6.17%
2 UniCredit 8,290.73 65 4.94%
3 BNP Paribas 7,574.73 35 4.51%
4 LBBW 7,401.08 42 4.41%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,314.58 47 4.35%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 91,301.25 371 7.11%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 82,995.76 326 6.47%
3 Citi 82,538.37 489 6.43%
4 Goldman Sachs 77,417.62 435 6.03%
5 JPMorgan 74,820.44 359 5.83%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 70,640.47 376 10.97%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,776.05 274 10.37%
3 Morgan Stanley 64,170.02 266 9.96%
4 JPMorgan 61,807.07 271 9.60%
5 Goldman Sachs 56,662.35 362 8.80%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.98%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.90%
3 BNP Paribas 4,946.20 16 6.22%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,748.11 18 5.97%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,389.40 18 5.52%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 9,144.21 24 13.47%
2 HSBC 8,632.25 34 12.71%
3 BNP Paribas 4,721.16 25 6.95%
4 Citi 4,398.19 35 6.48%
5 Credit Suisse 4,219.22 21 6.21%